Margaret "Margie" Rose (Miesbauer) Beaupre, 72, a lifelong resident of Cloquet, Minn., passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012, in St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn. She is now reunited with her loved ones who have passed on before her. Margie was born May 1, 1940, in Cloquet to Joseph and Adeline Miesbauer. She married Bernard Beaupre in 1963 in Cloquet.
Margie was an administrative assistant in the Cloquet Public Schools where she was known as "Grandma B" to the many kids at the Cloquet Middle School for almost 30 years. Margie just loved being around and helping kids. She spent much of her retirement years volunteering at the Churchill Elementary School and going to lunches and dinners with her many different groups of friends and family. Margie enjoyed camping every weekend with her husband, Bernie, and their two children, Jeanne and Joe, while raising their family through the years. She loved sitting around a campfire and discussing life with the many close friends they went camping with. Margie loved spending time with her grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by the people whose life she touched and will forever be in our memories.
Margie was preceded in death by her husband, Bernie Beaupre, in 1996; her parents; and her sister, Mary Ann Holman.
She is survived by her son, Joe (Jill) Beaupre of Cloquet; daughter, Jeanne (John) Whitney of Cloquet; grandchildren, Josh, Michelle, Jenna, Chandler and Courtney; along with her nieces and nephews that are so special in her heart.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at Nelson Funeral Care, 1004 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet. A memorial service will be held at Zion Lutheran Church at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 17, with a visitation one hour prior to the service.
Memorials are preferred to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital or to the Cloquet Education Foundation.
The family has selected Nelson Funeral Care to assist with arrangements. See the online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net.
May 10, 2012 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.